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boundary 2 (1 May 2019) 46 (2): 193–197.
Published: 01 May 2019
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boundary 2 (1 February 2006) 33 (1): 7–35.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Benedetto Fontana Duke University Press 2006 Reason and Politics: Philosophy Confronts the People Benedetto Fontana 1 This essay attempts to analyze the political thought of Leo Strauss, whose...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2007) 34 (1): 135–172.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Dimitris Papadopoulos; Vassilis Tsianos Duke University Press 2007 How to Do Sovereignty without People? The Subjectless Condition of Postliberal Power Dimitris Papadopoulos and Vassilis Tsianos 1. Constitution The emergence of modern...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2009) 36 (3): 235–240.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Tan Lin A “SOFT INDEX (OF repeating PLACES, PEOPLE, AND WORKS)” comprises, hors-texte , a generic document, where the generic is understood to be a frequency of the unpublishable. As anecdote, it forms one of the unwritten limits (i.e., poetry) to the published, on a spectrum that includes an...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2014) 41 (2): 197–212.
Published: 01 May 2014
... unorthodox conception of what Heidegger meant by the term Dasein . On the standard reading, although the word is not synonymous with “person” or “human being,” it nevertheless refers to what those terms refer to, namely individual people like you and me. Haugeland maintains, instead, that it designates a...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2006) 33 (1): 99–122.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Arif Dirlik Duke University Press 2006 Global Modernity, Spatial Reconfigurations, and Global Health: Perspectives from the People’s Republic of China Arif Dirlik The recent tsunami disaster in South...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 133–157.
Published: 01 August 2016
... other languages. Only a few internees had a Moscow experience and read or quoted Lenin in Russian. This essay presents the camps as a moment of radical translation. It was the crucial presumption of this translation that there could be nobody but Lenin for the people in the camps—or perhaps, to put it a...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2010) 37 (1): 57–90.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of exemplarity in the People's Republic that reflect the continued importance of Confucian benevolence as a guiding concept. The essay highlights rhetorical similarities between official discourse and the discourse of dissidents to draw attention to a common historical presumption in both to speak on...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2017) 44 (2): 95–125.
Published: 01 May 2017
... dynamics of revolutionary events themselves. The essay responds to political-theoretical discourse positing the “invisibility” of politics and the People. Its central claim is that film, but also more broadly audiovisual media in all their current proliferation, can have a revolutionary function that is...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2011) 38 (1): 135–163.
Published: 01 February 2011
... that contested the absolutism of individual rights based on ownership of private property, and by pointing to the erosion of individual property rights in the rise of corporate monoliths and the military-industrial complex. The essay goes on to argue that the recognition of the people's rights as...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2012) 39 (1): 55–67.
Published: 01 February 2012
... already taken to the streets after a poor street vendor, Mohamed Bouazizi, set himself on fire on December 17 in reaction to humiliation he suffered at the hands of the local authorities for simply trying to earn a living for his family. People in Kasserine were enraged by the news of the Sidi Bouzid...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2016) 43 (3): 313–335.
Published: 01 August 2016
... tradition, the essay tracks how they inscribed their struggle in a globally shared contemporary horizon of the people's struggles from China to Cuba; argued against anchoring political positions in a historicist, evolutionary reading of Marx that would endlessly defer revolutionary practice until the...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 12–23.
Published: 01 May 2015
... with a way to think about the transformation of enforcement practices in organizations, which must confine people either temporarily (schools, hospitals, factories) or permanently (prisons, barracks). The work of both authors is necessary for a full account of the authority structure of organizations...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2015) 42 (2): 153–160.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Michael Fishbein Sidney H. Griffith’s recent book, The Bible in Arabic: The Scriptures of the “People of the Book” in the Language of Islam , discusses how the Bible was translated into Arabic, the language of Islam, but increasingly the vernacular of Jewish and Christian communities in the Middle...
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boundary 2 (1 February 2018) 45 (1): 181–200.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Mary McGlynn TransAtlantic and On Canaan’s Side revisit the American Dream that people like their characters helped to create. Colum McCann and Sebastian Barry advance sophisticated reassessments of economic agency and the potential for social mobility in the wake of the Irish economic crash and...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 45–59.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Ping-hui Liao Since the 1949 great divide between the Republic of China and the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan has been under pressure to seek recovery from or reunification with China. Now, with the rise of China as a global superpower and the redeployment of a trans-Pacific military, as well...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2018) 45 (3): 61–78.
Published: 01 August 2018
... generation of young, frank-talking critics has been born into this now not-so-young democracy. Often called the politics of xiangmin (literally “country people”) for their style of straightforwardness, this new contentious activity in Taiwan involves netizens as cyberactors and presents the most recent force...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2019) 46 (2): 87–91.
Published: 01 May 2019
... finding that China’s major cities—designed to be business friendly and automobile friendly—are becoming harder to navigate and less hospitable. This essay considers some of the consequences of urbanization in the author’s home city of Shanghai, along with some of the ways that people are fighting back...
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boundary 2 (1 May 2019) 46 (2): 189–191.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Christopher Connery As a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Wang Hui’s proposals give indications of the practical, policy-oriented side of this important contemporary intellectual. One proposal addresses deficiencies in rural education, a major obstacle to social...
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boundary 2 (1 August 2019) 46 (3): 23–45.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Stefan Tanaka This essay operates from a challenge that is evident in Miyoshi’s life and career, a humility of our knowledge system and the quest to exceed it. I suggest that Asia is trapped within a historical framing (as the Orient) that prevents people and places within Asia from extracting...